800 Kumara Anautaraju who succeeded his father ruled his ancestral estate with ^reat glory. He had, however, to face a serious rebellion fomented by the galaigars iu which his younger brother. Ellamaraja was involved. The palaigars, having joined together wore collecting forces at Kalukata, Grundluru, Yemupalli, Aniinela, Palagiri, Taingedupalli, Cappaili, Pigiieru, Kumalhikalva and Settipalle with the object of overthrowing the authority of Kuinara Ananta, and spread- ing anarchy in the land. Having come to know the motive of the rebels, Kumara Ananta imprisoned his brother in the fort of Siddhavatarn, and marched upon the enemy at the head of an army. He defeated the rebels in a series of engagements, and led his array as far as Udayagiri. After suppressing the rebellion thoroughly, he returned to his capital and busied himself in peaceful avocations. A number of verses composed by the Shats of his court describe in eulogistic language his achievements. He is said to have built gopuras at Venkatacala, and having established the Eaya upon his throne, won the applause of the nobles, mannes, and the heroes of other countries. He won victories over the palaigars at Kalukata, Grundluru, Vemupalli, Animela, Palagiri, Cappalli, Tamge<Jupalli, Pigiieru, Kumallakalva, Madhavara and Settipalle. He accepted the apology of his brother Ellamaraja, and set him at liberty ; moreover, he grant- ed to him Mailupalle, Pondaliiru, Gundluru, Porernpadu and Eayavaram as amaram, After a rule of twelve years Kumara Anantaraju departed to the world of the gods. Kaijiyat 0/ <£#»*£/* : Z. R* 22, pp. 2*2-23. 338(a). THE FALL OF Abdul Mahammad and Abdulla Wahab, two officers of the king of Bijapur, came^with an army, and laid siege to the fort of Kandanavolu on S. S, 1541, Siddharthi, Phalguna ba. 5.* Gopalaraju fled from the fort. The siege of the fort lasted until Dundubti as it was defended by the troops of Gopalaraju. 20 A,D.